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El Niño-La Niña Sea Surface Temperature and Height Anomalies: December 1997 Through April 2000

Sea surface temperature anomalies are represented by colors and sea surface height anomalies are represented by exaggerated heights. This version of the animation does not include wind anomalies.

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Greg Shirah (NASA/GSFC): Lead Animator
Antonio Busalacchi (NASA/GSFC): Scientist
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NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center Scientific Visualization Studio

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Data Used:
NOAA-14/AVHRR/NCEP Sea Surface Temperature Anomaly 1997/12/31-2000/04/30
TOPEX/Poseidon/Sea Surface Height Anomaly 1997/12/31-2000/04/30
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El Niño and La Niña

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